More than eight lakh 40 thousand jobs have been created by the Startups in the country. These jobs have been generated by 84 thousand government recognized start-ups. This was stated by Union MSME Minister Narayan Rane in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.
He said, these start-ups are spread in 640 districts with 45 percent of them being from tier-2 and tier-3 cities. He said, more than 100 Indian start-ups have achieved the status of Unicorn. The Minister added that the government has taken a comprehensive approach under the Startups initiative which has helped the country to become the third largest start-ups ecosystem in the world. (AIR NEWS)